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Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Directors

Perform various tasks to arrange and direct funeral services, such as coordinating transportation of body to mortuary, interviewing family or other authorized person to arrange details, selecting pallbearers, aiding with the selection of officials for religious rites, and providing transportation for mourners.

Salary Breakdown

Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Directors

Average

$46,890

ANNUAL

$22.54

HOURLY

Entry Level

$36,190

ANNUAL

$17.4

HOURLY

Mid Level

$46,015

ANNUAL

$22.13

HOURLY

Expert Level

$55,840

ANNUAL

$26.85

HOURLY


Current Available & Projected Jobs

Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Directors

2

Current Available Jobs

290

Projected job openings through 2024


Sample Career Roadmap

Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Directors

Degree Recommendations


 Chandler-Gilbert Community College (MCCCD)

Top Expected Tasks

Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Directors


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Directors

Common knowledge, skills & abilities needed to get a foot in the door.

KNOWLEDGE

Customer and Personal Service

KNOWLEDGE

Administration and Management

KNOWLEDGE

Clerical

KNOWLEDGE

Psychology

KNOWLEDGE

Sales and Marketing

SKILL

Social Perceptiveness

SKILL

Active Listening

SKILL

Speaking

SKILL

Coordination

SKILL

Service Orientation

ABILITY

Oral Expression

ABILITY

Speech Clarity

ABILITY

Oral Comprehension

ABILITY

Speech Recognition

ABILITY

Problem Sensitivity


Job Opportunities

Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Directors

  • Embalmer
    SCI Shared Resources, LLC    Tucson, AZ 85702
     Posted 13 days    

    Our associates celebrate lives. We celebrate our associates.

    Consider the possibilities of joining a Great Place to Work!

    Performs all embalming activities of the deceased correctly and respectfully.

    **JOB RESPONSIBILITIES**

    + Cares for deceased in a respectful manner while performing a variety of tasks which include: verifying identification and embalming authorization; performing restorations; completing removals and transfers; dressing, styling hair and or applying cosmetics, and; any other preparation required for human remains

    + Adheres to all applicable professional, municipal, state/provincial and federal licensing authority regulations

    + Assists with maintenance of preparation room and the facility

    + Cleans soiled equipment and hazardous material spills

    + Ensures hazardous materials and spills are handled in accordance with the Material Data Safety Sheets

    + Assists with chemical and supply inventory

    + Receives caskets and other funeral home supplies

    + Promotes a safe work environment by being aware of and practicing universal precautions and adopting general principles of safe conduct

    **MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS**

    **Education**

    + High school diploma or equivalent

    + Graduation from accredited mortuary college or other degree as required by state/province law

    **Experience**

    + Embalmer, Apprentice experience as required by state/provincial law

    + 2 years of experience in a 200-call minimum/year funeral firm embalming facility preferred

    **Licenses**

    + Must meet all licensing requirements in applicable state/province as required by law and as prescribed by each state board

    + Current state/province issued driver’s license

    **Knowledge, Skills and Abilities**

    + Acceptable driving record

    + Ability to lift over 75 pounds

    + Knowledge of computers and some software including MS Office products required

    + High level of compassion and integrity

    + Good communication skills

    + Problem solving skills

    Postal Code: 85706

    Category (Portal Searching): Operations

    Job Location: US-AZ - Tucson


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Embalmer
    SCI Shared Resources, LLC    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted 25 days    

    Our associates celebrate lives. We celebrate our associates.

    Consider the possibilities of joining a Great Place to Work!

    Performs all embalming activities of the deceased correctly and respectfully.

    **JOB RESPONSIBILITIES**

    + Cares for deceased in a respectful manner while performing a variety of tasks which include: verifying identification and embalming authorization; performing restorations; completing removals and transfers; dressing, styling hair and or applying cosmetics, and; any other preparation required for human remains

    + Adheres to all applicable professional, municipal, state/provincial and federal licensing authority regulations

    + Assists with maintenance of preparation room and the facility

    + Cleans soiled equipment and hazardous material spills

    + Ensures hazardous materials and spills are handled in accordance with the Material Data Safety Sheets

    + Assists with chemical and supply inventory

    + Receives caskets and other funeral home supplies

    + Promotes a safe work environment by being aware of and practicing universal precautions and adopting general principles of safe conduct

    **MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS**

    **Education**

    + High school diploma or equivalent

    + Graduation from accredited mortuary college or other degree as required by state/province law

    **Experience**

    + Embalmer, Apprentice experience as required by state/provincial law

    + 2 years of experience in a 200-call minimum/year funeral firm embalming facility preferred

    **Licenses**

    + Must meet all licensing requirements in applicable state/province as required by law and as prescribed by each state board

    + Current state/province issued driver’s license

    **Knowledge, Skills and Abilities**

    + Acceptable driving record

    + Ability to lift over 75 pounds

    + Knowledge of computers and some software including MS Office products required

    + High level of compassion and integrity

    + Good communication skills

    + Problem solving skills

    Postal Code: 85009

    Category (Portal Searching): Operations

    Job Location: US-AZ - Phoenix


    Employment Type

    Full Time


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